#DirectedbyWomen Worldwide Film Viewing Party | September 1 – 30, 2017
Film Viewing Parties & Other Celebrations
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Ctff2016 LGBT Love feat. Rainbow Revolution
September 15, 2016 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm UTC-4
Queer and Trans night at CTFF2016!
Co-presented by OUTtv Network, Toronto Queer Film Festival, Nalo Hopkinson, Inside Out LGBT Film Festival
Winners of the Queer and/or Trans and People of Colour Short Film Challenge will be screened this night.
(Melanie Grant, 2015; Barbados, 17:48)
SUMMARY: A young woman finally returns home to her ill mother to find someone from her past nursing her. Hope, love and reality.
My Silky Blue Frog Shortz
(Lezlie Maria Lee Kam, 2015, Trinidad & Tobago/Canada; 6:20)
An erotic and hilarious story about a brown Trini dyke dealing with getting older and becoming disabled, how she survives and thrives
(Judith Rodriguez, Fiya Bruxa, and Salvador Sol Valdez, 2011, Dominican Republic/Canada/Chile; 9)
Elena cannot forget the lucid memories of a past relationship. An effervescent love, full of passion and ardor, pushes her to fall into a state of mind that may impede her to continue. Faced with a precarious situation, Elena will have to make a drastic decision.
(Christopher Laird, 2016, Trinidad & Tobago; 10)
Mas artists, Peter Minshall, producing his first mas for carnival in nearly ten years reinterprets Mikhail Fokine’s classic ballet THE DYING SWAN for a ‘Moko Jumbie’ (a stilt dancer) in drag. This film chronicles the assemblage and performance of this mas at the King of Carnival competition in February 2016.
Produced by J-Flag
(Kaneal Gayle, 2016, Jamaica; 50)
SUMMARY: Documenting the first ever week of Pride events in Jamaica 2015, a country often labelled as one of the most homophobic countries on earth. The focus was on the face of PRiDE, Simone Harris featuring her life, bravery as well as her contribution to what was Jamaica’s first ever PRiDE week celebration.
Supported by our international partners: I Am ONE TnT, Sasod Guyana, TransWave